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My amp was smoking and I want to know how to repair it.

I was moving the amp around in my trunk and it looks like the postive and ground touched. I want to know how i got about fixing it ? ir if its useless now ?

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  • BrendonK Oct 29, 2007

    you mean the car battery right ? or is there a battery in the amp ?

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Take a wire and touch the + and the remote wire together

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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The Amplifiers Positive to ground will only hurt the wire to the battery, and blow the main fuse near the battery.  Check the main fuse near the battery.  

Posted on Oct 28, 2007

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